Colors of Chaos

Colors of Chaos

J. r. ,. L. E. Modesitt

Book 9.0 of Saga of Recluce

Language: English

Published: May 15, 1999

Words: 249687
Pages: 1109


The biggest fantasy from L. E. Modesitt, Jr. to date,* Colors of Chaos *is the story of the White Chaos wizard Cerryl: his education in life and love, and his rise to power in the magicians guild of Fairhaven. This is the direct sequel to *The White Order*, which told of Cerryl's boyhood and youth, and takes place at the same time as the events in Modesitt's earlier novel, *The Magic Engineer*. Yet it stands alone, the longest Recluce novel, a portrayal of the growth and change of character and of the strengths and weaknesses of an age-old civilization held together by the power of magic. Ceryl, now a full mage in The White Order, must prove himself indispensible to Jeslek, the High Wizard. Whether through assassination, effective gorvernance of occupied territory or the fearless and clever direction of troops in battle, Ceryl faces many harrowing obstacles, not the least of which is Anya, the plotting seductress who's the real power behind the...